All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Glass Question at our Rakow Research Library.

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Medieval Glass: Forest Glass
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Medieval Glass: Forest Destruction
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Medieval Glass: Food and Drink
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Medieval Glass: Early Medieval
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Medieval Glass: Cities
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Medieval Glass: Churches and Monasteries
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Medieval Glass: Spectacles
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Medieval Glass: The Mappae Clavicula
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Medieval Glass: Venetian Style
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Medieval Glass: Venice
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Medieval Glass: Vikings
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Voices of Contemporary Glass: Steven Weinberg
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Voices of Contemporary Glass: Peter Aldridge
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A survey of one of the largest and finest collections of contemporary studio glass in the United States, Voices of Contemporary Glass showcases, for the first time, the collection donated to the Museum in 2006 by Ben W. Heineman, Sr. and his wife, Natalie G. Heineman. Over a period of 21 years, Mr.

Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: 1890: Ad for Art Glass
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Lava Vase
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Burmese Lamp
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Decorated Peachblow Footed Vase
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Royal Flemish Vase with Camel and Rider
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Royal Flemish Punch Bowl with Brownie Decoration
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Cut Lamp with Silver Fittings
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Water Carafe, cut in Wheeler pattern
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Dish
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Kerosene Lamp
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: “Puffy” Table Lamp
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Butterfly Table Lamp
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Electric Table Lamp
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Ambero Glass Vase
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Covered Engraved Dish
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Crown Milano Bowl on Stand
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Mt. Washington and Pairpoint: Tazza
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